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ARCHDIOCESE OF WASHINGTON
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Monday, November 24, 2014
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  • Catholic Charities’ staff and volunteers ‘do God’s work’ in serving poor
    Reflecting on Christians’ call to love and serve others as Jesus did, St. Teresa of Avila wrote, “Christ has no body now on earth but yours, no hands but yours, no feet but yours…”
  • Brotherhood at center ice: Gonzaga hockey players square off to honor fallen teammate

    One by one, they skated to center ice at the Fort Dupont Ice Arena on Nov. 7, Gonzaga hockey players clad in purple uniforms on one blue line, and in white on the opposite blue line. As each player’s name was announced, the members of the school’s two varsity teams clanked their hockey sticks on ice, to welcome each teammate joining them, as the crowd cheered. Behind the net, a purple and white banner with Gonzaga’s logo read, “One Team, One Family.”

  • Pope Francis confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September

    Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal visit to North America.

    
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  • Dr. Martin Salia, the Maryland Catholic doctor who died Nov. 17 after contracting the Ebola virus while serving in his native Sierra Leone, was remembered by his family and parish priest as a man who loved God and who loved to serve others.

     
  • Bishop Leonard Olivier, a retired auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington and a priest for more than 60 years, died Nov. 19. He was 91 years old and was residing at the Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Washington, D.C.  
  • Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal visit to North America.

     
  • St. Elizabeth Parish celebrates 50th anniversary
    Hosting a carnival, holding a talk on the “Francis Effect” and inviting Cardinal Wuerl to celebrate Mass are just a few of the ways members of St. Elizabeth in Rockville are celebrating their 50th anniversary as a parish.

     
  • Catholic Charities’ staff and volunteers ‘do God’s work’ in serving poor
    Reflecting on Christians’ call to love and serve others as Jesus did, St. Teresa of Avila wrote, “Christ has no body now on earth but yours, no hands but yours, no feet but yours…” 
  • White Mass celebrates the gifts of people with special needs
    Most of the people attending the annual White Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral on Oct. 26 wore white, as a means of recalling the vows made at baptism, that all are called to live as adopted sons and daughters of the Father. Cardinal Donald Wuerl celebrated the Archdiocese of Washington’s annual Mass honoring people with special needs and those who serve them.

     
  • Pope Francis confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September

    Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal visit to North America.

     
  • Thanksgiving Letter to Priests
    Dear Brother Priest,

    As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, in a special way I want to express my personal appreciation to you and all of our brother priests who are missionary disciples of the New Evangelization, helping to bring people closer to Christ.
     
  • 5 ways to put the thanks back in Thanksgiving
    I love Thanksgiving. It has the family, the food and the laughter without all the expectations and commercialism. Christmas can be hard because it has to compete in people’s minds against all the movie and Christmas versions. But, how many Thanksgiving movies are there? 

     
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